Vehicle Crashworthiness Claims

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Motor vehicle manufacturers have a responsibility to make sure that their product is safe for drivers and passengers. The vehicle should be safe to drive and everyone in it should have reasonable protection if there is a crash. When manufacturers negligently fail to meet this responsibility, people are seriously injured and killed. The product liability attorneys at Cherundolo Law Firm, PLLC holds negligent motor vehicle manufacturers responsible.

It is expected that people will suffer injuries during a motor vehicle accident. But they should not be seriously hurt by the vehicle safety measures designed to protect them. For example, when an airbag deploys, it's reasonable to expect that a person may experience mild neck or back sprain as a result. But in the past, certain airbags shot out pieces of metal when deployed, causing further injury.

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Some examples that show vehicles are not crashworthy include:

  • Airbag burns and explosions
  • Tire tread separation
  • Brake failure
  • Defective crumple zones on vehicles
  • Seatbelt failures
  • Roof crush injuries
  • Vehicle manufacturing defects

When vehicles are not crashworthy, the injuries experienced in a crash are much more serious than they should have been. People can suffer catastrophic injuries-such as traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injuries-that have a permanent impact on their lives.

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Product liability cases involving vehicle crashworthiness are complex, and it can be difficult to prove a manufacturer was negligent. But Cherundolo Law Firm, PLLC has earned a reputation for getting big wins in complex cases. We have the knowledge, the experience and the resources to fight vehicle manufacturers and their insurance companies.

Our attorneys determine the true cost of the damages you've suffered. This can include past and future medical expenses related to your injury, lost income if you can't work, any disability or disfigurement, loss of enjoyment of life and pain and suffering. We are dedicated to resolving your case in a way that meets your needs.

Our legal team investigates your accident, gathering and reviewing all evidence to look for signs of negligence. We build the strongest case possible to show the manufacturer and its insurance company that we are serious. This usually brings them to the negotiating table and we are often able to work out a favorable settlement. But we are also ready to fight for you in court.

If you were injured in an accident involving a vehicle with faulty crash protection, learn about your legal options. Simply contact us for a free consultation. We'll review your case and answer any questions you have.